Period
to 21 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 998 971 1129
Rank change year-on-year -27 +158 -29
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 154 184 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 158 114
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £29,975 £33,750 £32,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £64,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% -5.00%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,346 67,869 83,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.14% 42.67% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,449 55,025 68,208
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +31 61 £50,000 +15.61% 9
South West +20 57 £46,750 -6.50% 2
North of England -27 16 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East of England -15 15 £50,000 +25.00% 14
London -72 9 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Yorkshire +18 7 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North West -28 6 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Midlands -2 4 £33,750 -15.63% 12
East Midlands -7 4 £33,750 -18.18% 5
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 118 (76.62%) C
2 116 (75.32%) Linux
3 106 (68.83%) C++
4 93 (60.39%) Software Engineering
5 57 (37.01%) Device Driver Development
6 54 (35.06%) Windows
7 52 (33.77%) Degree
8 49 (31.82%) Embedded Linux
9 46 (29.87%) Python
10 37 (24.03%) Android
11 34 (22.08%) Embedded C
12 33 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (21.43%) Computer Science
13 30 (19.48%) Security Cleared
14 28 (18.18%) OO
15 27 (17.53%) C#
16 26 (16.88%) Open Source
17 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
17 24 (15.58%) Electronics
17 24 (15.58%) Network Security
17 24 (15.58%) Yocto
18 23 (14.94%) Embedded C++
19 22 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
20 21 (13.64%) Git (software)
20 21 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 21 (13.64%) Unix
21 20 (12.99%) OOD
21 20 (12.99%) Mac OS X
21 20 (12.99%) Information Security
21 20 (12.99%) DV Cleared

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.60%) Office 365
3 3 (1.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.58%) Network Security
2 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.55%) Firewall
3 7 (4.55%) GSM
4 6 (3.90%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.60%) Wireless
6 3 (1.95%) InfiniBand
6 3 (1.95%) Modbus
6 3 (1.95%) RS-232
6 3 (1.95%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (1.30%) HTTP
7 2 (1.30%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) LAN
8 1 (0.65%) SMS
8 1 (0.65%) SSL
8 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.90%) JIRA
3 4 (2.60%) Subversion
4 3 (1.95%) CMake
4 3 (1.95%) CocoaPods
5 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.30%) Buildbot
5 2 (1.30%) CppUnit
5 2 (1.30%) GCC
5 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.65%) GDB
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (15.58%) Electronics
2 4 (2.60%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Marketing
3 3 (1.95%) Advertising
4 2 (1.30%) Games
4 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (51.95%) Software Engineer
2 67 (43.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 45 (29.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 39 (25.32%) Linux Engineer
5 30 (19.48%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 25 (16.23%) Developer
7 14 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Firmware Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Embedded Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
12 6 (3.90%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Junior
12 6 (3.90%) Principal Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Python Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Python Software Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.58%) Yocto
2 18 (11.69%) .NET
3 10 (6.49%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.19%) STL
5 7 (4.55%) Middleware
6 6 (3.90%) Node.js
7 5 (3.25%) GStreamer
7 5 (3.25%) Qt
8 4 (2.60%) Django
9 2 (1.30%) OpenEmbedded
9 2 (1.30%) REST
9 2 (1.30%) TensorFlow
9 2 (1.30%) XML
10 1 (0.65%) HTML
10 1 (0.65%) J2SE
10 1 (0.65%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 18 (11.69%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (5.19%) User Experience
5 7 (4.55%) VHDL
6 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.95%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.95%) Handset
7 3 (1.95%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.95%) Verilog
8 2 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.30%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.30%) Fintech
8 2 (1.30%) Robotics
8 2 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.65%) Cyber Warfare
9 1 (0.65%) State Machine
9 1 (0.65%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 116 (75.32%) Linux
2 54 (35.06%) Windows
3 49 (31.82%) Embedded Linux
4 37 (24.03%) Android
5 21 (13.64%) Unix
6 20 (12.99%) Mac OS X
7 12 (7.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.25%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.30%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.30%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (60.39%) Software Engineering
2 57 (37.01%) Device Driver Development
3 33 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.18%) OO
5 26 (16.88%) Open Source
6 22 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
7 20 (12.99%) Customer Requirements
7 20 (12.99%) DevOps
7 20 (12.99%) Information Security
7 20 (12.99%) OOD
8 19 (12.34%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (12.34%) SDLC
9 15 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (5.84%) UML
11 8 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (5.19%) Scrum
11 8 (5.19%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.19%) Test Strategy
11 8 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (76.62%) C
2 106 (68.83%) C++
3 46 (29.87%) Python
4 34 (22.08%) Embedded C
5 27 (17.53%) C#
6 23 (14.94%) Embedded C++
7 17 (11.04%) Java
8 12 (7.79%) Assembly Language
9 11 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.55%) Perl
12 6 (3.90%) Ruby
12 6 (3.90%) SQL
13 3 (1.95%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.95%) R
14 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (33.77%) Degree
2 30 (19.48%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.99%) DV Cleared
4 19 (12.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.95%) PhD
6 2 (1.30%) HNC
6 2 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) MISRA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) JTAG
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.04%) Firmware
2 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.55%) Google
3 4 (2.60%) Wind River
4 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.30%) Apple
5 2 (1.30%) QNX
5 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.30%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.65%) Capita
6 1 (0.65%) Facebook
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle